1945 in science

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The year 1945 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Computer science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Meteorology[edit]

  • High-altitude west-to-east winds across Pacific, discovered by Japanese in 1942 and by Americans in 1944, are dubbed "jet stream".

Physics[edit]

Technology[edit]

Institutions[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Argentine physicist Ernesto Sabato publishes Uno y el Universo ("One and the Universe"), a collection of essays criticizing the apparent moral neutrality of science and warning of dehumanization in technological societies.
  • First book in the New Naturalist series is published in the United Kingdom, E. B. Ford's Butterflies.

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discovery of Promethium". Oak Ridge National Laboratory Review. 36 (1). 2003. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ Carlisle, C. H.; Crowfoot, D. (1945). "The crystal structure of cholesteryl iodide". Proceedings of the Royal Society. A184: 64–83. JSTOR 97644. 
  3. ^ Glusker, Jenny P. (1994). "Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994)" (PDF). Protein Science. 3: 2465–2469. doi:10.1002/pro.5560031233. PMC 2142778free to read. PMID 7757003. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  4. ^ Angier, R. B.; Boothe, J. H.; Hutchings, B. L.; Mowat, J. H.; Semb, J.; Stokstad, E. L. R.; Subbarow, Y.; Waller, C. W.; Cosulich, D. B.; Fahrenbach, M. J.; Hultquist, M. E.; Kuh, E.; Northey, E. H.; Seeger, D. R.; Sickels, J. P.; Smith Jr, J. M. (1945). "Synthesis of a Compound Identical with the L. Casei Factor Isolated from Liver". Science. 102 (2644): 227–228. doi:10.1126/science.102.2644.227. PMID 17778509. 
  5. ^ Hoffbrand, A. V.; Weir, D. G. (2001). "The history of folic acid". British Journal of Haematology. 113 (3): 579–589. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2141.2001.02822.x. PMID 11380441. 
  6. ^ Stigler, George J. (May 1945). "The Cost of Subsistence". Journal of Farm Economics. 27 (2): 303–314. JSTOR 1231810. 
  7. ^ "Penicillin Pills May Replace Injection". The Milwaukee Sentinel. 1945-02-16. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  8. ^ http://worldwater.org/data20062007/Table22.pdf
  9. ^ Year by Year – 1945. History International.
  10. ^ "Extra-Terrestrial Relays Can Rocket Stations Give World-wide Radio Coverage?". Wireless World. October 1945. Archived from the original on 7 November 2006. Retrieved 2007-02-08. 
  11. ^ "Peacetime Uses for V2" (JPG). Wireless World. February 1945. Archived from the original on 15 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-08. 
  12. ^ "Arthur C. Clarke Extra Terrestrial Relays". Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2007-02-08.